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ea·glet

 (ē′glĭt)
n.
A young eagle.

eaglet

(ˈiːɡlɪt)
n
(Zoology) a young eagle

ea•glet

(ˈi glɪt)

n.
a young eagle.
[1565–75; < Middle French aiglette (in heraldry)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eaglet - a young eagleeaglet - a young eagle        
bird of Jove, eagle - any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
young bird - a bird that is still young
Translations

eaglet

[ˈiːglɪt] Naguilucho m

eaglet

nAdlerjunge(s) nt
References in classic literature ?
A strong breeze soon fanned the spark into a flame, and the eaglets, as yet unfledged and helpless, were roasted in their nest and dropped down dead at the bottom of the tree.
It was high time to go, for the pool was getting quite crowded with the birds and animals that had fallen into it: there were a Duck and a Dodo, a Lory and an Eaglet, and several other curious creatures.
7 steals in his senior year in Ateneo last UAAP Season 80, where he earned a spot in the Mythical Five and steered the Blue Eaglets to the juniors' championship.
The juniors championship between the Ateneo Blue Eaglets and the National University (NU) Bullpups had escalated into a sudden death, do-or-die Game Three, where the elims-undefeated Eaglets faced a determined NU juniors out to recapture their Season 78 crown.
The Blue Eaglets also hiked their league-best juniors basketball title haul to 19 overall and achieved what their senior counterparts did last year as Ateneo completed a sweep of the two UAAP cage crowns for the first time since Season 73 (2010-2011).
LAHORE -- Crescent Club outclassed Gulberg Eaglets Club by 176 runs in a pool match of Amir Rokhri Inter-club Cricket Tournament at New Ittefaq Ground here on Tuesday.
LAHORE -- Turk Plast scored thumping 9 wicket win over Nishat Eaglets in the National veterans cricket cup here on Friday at Shah Faisal ground.
Last month RSPB officer Claire Smith helped bring in a new batch of 16 eaglets from Norway.
Phoenix Medicine showed a dose of their superiority as Imran Khan picked up three wickets to help his team easily beat Dubai Eaglets by eight wickets in the Debonairs Pizza Floodlit Tournament which is conducted by the Dubai Cricket Council at the ICC Global Academy in Dubai Sports City.
The story of 2011's impressive state eagle count can be traced back to 1982, when the first young eaglets to reestablish our native populations were brought in from Michigan.
JUST to clear up a misunderstanding, I've been asked to clarify the Liverpool weekend reunion previously headed "Ex-Eaglets" should really be for "Ex-HMS Eagle shipmates", as some people thought the reunion was for the HMS Eaglet unit down at Brunswick Dock, rather than for the former aircraft carrier crew.
The Super Eaglets became national heroes 25 years ago when they won the inaugural championships in China.